Period
to 28 September 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Finance in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Finance over the 6 months to 28 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Financial
England > North of England
6 months to
28 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 11 9 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 -3 -2
Permanent jobs citing Finance 919 2,653 4,048
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 12.76% 14.11% 18.52%
As % of the General category 41.38% 41.54% 46.93%
Number of salaries quoted 830 2,140 3,311
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%

Finance is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,221 6,387 8,625
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 30.85% 33.96% 39.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,743 4,666 6,598
Median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +0.96%

Finance
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Finance as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Finance in the North of England

Finance
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Finance in the North of England.

Salary trend for Finance in the North of England

Finance
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Finance in the North of England over the 6 months to 28 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Finance in the North of England

Finance
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Finance within the North of England region over the 6 months to 28 September 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West -2 583 £55,000 +15.79% 164
Yorkshire -8 293 £45,000 -10.00% 80
North East -9 43 £45,000 +5.88% 33
Finance
England

For the 6 months to 28 September 2020, IT jobs citing Finance also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North of England region with a requirement for Finance.

1 336 (36.56%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (23.39%) Microsoft
3 201 (21.87%) SQL
4 159 (17.30%) .NET
5 157 (17.08%) Azure
6 155 (16.87%) C#
7 154 (16.76%) SQL Server
8 149 (16.21%) JavaScript
9 133 (14.47%) AWS
10 116 (12.62%) Problem-Solving
11 106 (11.53%) DevOps
12 105 (11.43%) Windows
13 104 (11.32%) Degree
13 104 (11.32%) AngularJS
14 98 (10.66%) SAP
15 92 (10.01%) Software Engineering
16 88 (9.58%) ITIL
17 87 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
18 85 (9.25%) Linux
19 82 (8.92%) Test Automation
20 81 (8.81%) TDD
20 81 (8.81%) TOGAF
21 80 (8.71%) Stakeholder Management
21 80 (8.71%) Docker
22 77 (8.38%) Microsoft Office
23 74 (8.05%) HTML
23 74 (8.05%) Git (software)
24 73 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
25 70 (7.62%) Oracle
26 68 (7.40%) CSS

Finance
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 37 (4.03%) SharePoint
2 33 (3.59%) IIS
3 30 (3.26%) Confluence
4 26 (2.83%) Apache
5 13 (1.41%) Tomcat
6 12 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (0.76%) WebLogic
8 5 (0.54%) Apache Spark
8 5 (0.54%) CMS
8 5 (0.54%) Liferay
9 4 (0.44%) WebSphere
10 3 (0.33%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (0.22%) Mule
11 2 (0.22%) Mule ESB
11 2 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.11%) JBoss
12 1 (0.11%) nginx
12 1 (0.11%) Perch
12 1 (0.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 77 (8.38%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (4.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 20 (2.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.11%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (2.29%) SAP MM
2 17 (1.85%) SAP SD
3 11 (1.20%) BASE24
3 11 (1.20%) SAP CO
3 11 (1.20%) SAP FI
3 11 (1.20%) SAP FI/CO
4 8 (0.87%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (0.87%) SAP S/4HANA
5 6 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.65%) FLEXCUBE
6 5 (0.54%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.54%) SAP PM
6 5 (0.54%) SAP PP
6 5 (0.54%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.22%) Magento
7 2 (0.22%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.22%) Shopify
8 1 (0.11%) SAP SCM
8 1 (0.11%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 157 (17.08%) Azure
2 133 (14.47%) AWS
3 38 (4.13%) Cloud Computing
3 38 (4.13%) GCP
3 38 (4.13%) SaaS
4 26 (2.83%) IaaS
4 26 (2.83%) PaaS
5 25 (2.72%) Power Platform
6 22 (2.39%) Office 365
7 21 (2.29%) Dynamics 365
8 14 (1.52%) AWS CloudFormation
9 12 (1.31%) AWS Lambda
9 12 (1.31%) Serverless
10 9 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
10 9 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 6 (0.65%) AWS CodeBuild
11 6 (0.65%) AWS CodeCommit
11 6 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
12 5 (0.54%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.39%) Skype
2 20 (2.18%) Internet
2 20 (2.18%) SAN
3 17 (1.85%) LAN
3 17 (1.85%) WAN
4 14 (1.52%) Broadband
5 12 (1.31%) Firewall
6 11 (1.20%) ATM
7 10 (1.09%) Unified Communications
8 7 (0.76%) Wireless
9 4 (0.44%) Network Security
10 3 (0.33%) DHCP
10 3 (0.33%) DNS
10 3 (0.33%) HTTP
10 3 (0.33%) VPN
11 2 (0.22%) Intranet
11 2 (0.22%) Radio Access Network
11 2 (0.22%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.22%) VLAN
11 2 (0.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (16.76%) SQL Server
2 37 (4.03%) BusinessObjects
3 35 (3.81%) Oracle Reports
4 28 (3.05%) MongoDB
4 28 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 24 (2.61%) MySQL
7 22 (2.39%) NoSQL
7 22 (2.39%) Oracle Database
7 22 (2.39%) Power BI
8 21 (2.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (1.85%) InterSystems Cache
10 16 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (1.41%) Relational Database
12 12 (1.31%) Redis
13 11 (1.20%) Big Data
14 10 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
15 9 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 8 (0.87%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 74 (8.05%) Git (software)
2 53 (5.77%) JIRA
3 35 (3.81%) Jenkins
4 34 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
5 32 (3.48%) Selenium
6 17 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (1.63%) SpecFlow
8 14 (1.52%) Bitbucket
9 11 (1.20%) SoapUI
10 10 (1.09%) NUnit
10 10 (1.09%) Protractor
10 10 (1.09%) Ranorex
10 10 (1.09%) TeamCity
11 8 (0.87%) VersaTest
12 7 (0.76%) Subversion
13 6 (0.65%) Cucumber
13 6 (0.65%) Cypress.io
13 6 (0.65%) JMeter
13 6 (0.65%) PHPUnit
14 5 (0.54%) SonarQube
General
1 66 (7.18%) Banking
2 55 (5.98%) Marketing
3 39 (4.24%) Financial Institution
4 38 (4.13%) Retail
5 36 (3.92%) Legal
6 32 (3.48%) Law
7 31 (3.37%) Manufacturing
8 27 (2.94%) Public Sector
8 27 (2.94%) Telecoms
9 17 (1.85%) Electronics
10 6 (0.65%) Housing Association
11 4 (0.44%) Back Office
11 4 (0.44%) Games
11 4 (0.44%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.44%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.44%) Publishing
11 4 (0.44%) Social Housing
12 3 (0.33%) Billing
12 3 (0.33%) Local Government
13 2 (0.22%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 209 (22.74%) Developer
2 139 (15.13%) Analyst
3 99 (10.77%) Architect
4 64 (6.96%) Senior Developer
4 64 (6.96%) Solutions Architect
5 52 (5.66%) Software Engineer
6 34 (3.70%) IT Manager
7 32 (3.48%) Project Manager
8 29 (3.16%) Applications Support
9 28 (3.05%) .NET Developer
9 28 (3.05%) Angular Developer
9 28 (3.05%) Business Analyst
9 28 (3.05%) Support Analyst
10 26 (2.83%) .NET Architect
10 26 (2.83%) .NET Solutions Architect
11 25 (2.72%) Senior Software Engineer
11 25 (2.72%) Tester
12 24 (2.61%) Consultant
13 23 (2.50%) Applications Support Analyst
13 23 (2.50%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (17.30%) .NET
2 104 (11.32%) AngularJS
3 74 (8.05%) HTML
4 68 (7.40%) CSS
5 61 (6.64%) React
6 57 (6.20%) .NET Core
7 45 (4.90%) REST
8 44 (4.79%) Node.js
9 37 (4.03%) ASP.NET
9 37 (4.03%) Web Services
10 33 (3.59%) .NET Framework
11 31 (3.37%) Laravel
12 30 (3.26%) ASP.NET Web API
13 29 (3.16%) jQuery
14 27 (2.94%) Middleware
15 26 (2.83%) JSON
16 25 (2.72%) XML
17 24 (2.61%) RESTful
18 22 (2.39%) HTML5
19 21 (2.29%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 87 (9.47%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (5.98%) User Experience
3 47 (5.11%) Mobile App
4 44 (4.79%) Management Information System
5 41 (4.46%) Greenfield Project
6 23 (2.50%) Cloud Native
7 19 (2.07%) FMCG
8 18 (1.96%) Data Structures
8 18 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
8 18 (1.96%) Self-Motivation
9 16 (1.74%) Algorithms
9 16 (1.74%) Public Cloud
10 14 (1.52%) Virtual Team
11 13 (1.41%) Data Centre
12 11 (1.20%) EMV
12 11 (1.20%) PKI
12 11 (1.20%) Tandem
13 10 (1.09%) Video Conferencing
14 9 (0.98%) NHS
15 8 (0.87%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 105 (11.43%) Windows
2 85 (9.25%) Linux
3 42 (4.57%) Windows Server
4 26 (2.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (2.07%) Unix
6 16 (1.74%) Apple iOS
7 13 (1.41%) Windows Server 2016
8 11 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (0.98%) Android
9 9 (0.98%) Windows 10
10 6 (0.65%) HPUX
11 4 (0.44%) AIX
11 4 (0.44%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.44%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.33%) CentOS
12 3 (0.33%) Solaris
13 2 (0.22%) SUSE
13 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2019
14 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 336 (36.56%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (12.62%) Problem-Solving
3 106 (11.53%) DevOps
4 92 (10.01%) Software Engineering
5 88 (9.58%) ITIL
6 82 (8.92%) Test Automation
7 81 (8.81%) TDD
7 81 (8.81%) TOGAF
8 80 (8.71%) Stakeholder Management
9 73 (7.94%) Continuous Improvement
10 68 (7.40%) Change Management
11 61 (6.64%) Business Intelligence
11 61 (6.64%) Project Management
12 59 (6.42%) OO
13 58 (6.31%) Microservices
13 58 (6.31%) Scrum
14 55 (5.98%) IT Strategy
15 53 (5.77%) Mentoring
16 52 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
17 50 (5.44%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 201 (21.87%) SQL
2 155 (16.87%) C#
3 149 (16.21%) JavaScript
4 55 (5.98%) C
5 51 (5.55%) Python
6 50 (5.44%) Java
7 48 (5.22%) PHP
8 40 (4.35%) T-SQL
9 37 (4.03%) PL/SQL
10 27 (2.94%) PowerShell
11 19 (2.07%) TypeScript
12 13 (1.41%) Apple Swift
12 13 (1.41%) Bash Shell
13 12 (1.31%) Objective-C
14 11 (1.20%) C++
15 10 (1.09%) Go
15 10 (1.09%) Ruby
16 7 (0.76%) Apex Code
16 7 (0.76%) PHP 5
16 7 (0.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 104 (11.32%) Degree
2 54 (5.88%) TOGAF Certification
3 30 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (2.94%) MCSE
5 26 (2.83%) MCSA
6 25 (2.72%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (2.50%) MCTS
8 21 (2.29%) Computer Science Degree
9 20 (2.18%) MCP
10 19 (2.07%) CCNA
11 15 (1.63%) CISSP
12 14 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 8 (0.87%) CISM
15 7 (0.76%) SC Cleared
15 7 (0.76%) Security Cleared
16 6 (0.65%) DBS Check
17 5 (0.54%) (ISC)2 CCSP
17 5 (0.54%) ISEB
18 4 (0.44%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.13%) QA
2 28 (3.05%) SLA
3 24 (2.61%) GDPR
4 23 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 21 (2.29%) PCI DSS
6 16 (1.74%) PMO
7 11 (1.20%) ISO 8583
8 4 (0.44%) Data Quality
8 4 (0.44%) NIST
9 3 (0.33%) WCAG
10 2 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.11%) COBIT
11 1 (0.11%) IFRS
11 1 (0.11%) ISO 31000
11 1 (0.11%) ITGC
11 1 (0.11%) MiFID
11 1 (0.11%) PA-DSS
11 1 (0.11%) PMBOK
11 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 80 (8.71%) Docker
2 34 (3.70%) Active Directory
3 27 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (1.41%) Hyper-V
4 13 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.54%) XenApp
6 2 (0.22%) NFS
6 2 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (3.70%) Kubernetes
2 32 (3.48%) Ansible
3 21 (2.29%) Puppet
4 20 (2.18%) Terraform
5 16 (1.74%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (0.98%) Cisco CUCM
6 9 (0.98%) Cisco UCCX
7 7 (0.76%) SCCM
8 4 (0.44%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (0.44%) Oracle RMAN
8 4 (0.44%) SCOM
9 3 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.22%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.22%) EdgeSight
10 2 (0.22%) HP Fortify
10 2 (0.22%) linkerd
10 2 (0.22%) Nagios
10 2 (0.22%) Nessus
10 2 (0.22%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.22%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 215 (23.39%) Microsoft
2 98 (10.66%) SAP
3 70 (7.62%) Oracle
4 36 (3.92%) Google
5 31 (3.37%) VMware
6 20 (2.18%) Cisco
6 20 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
7 14 (1.52%) Citrix
8 13 (1.41%) Hitachi
8 13 (1.41%) ServiceNow
9 9 (0.98%) CA
9 9 (0.98%) Polycom
9 9 (0.98%) Red Box
10 8 (0.87%) IBM
10 8 (0.87%) IFS
10 8 (0.87%) Tableau
10 8 (0.87%) TOWER Software
11 7 (0.76%) Atlassian
11 7 (0.76%) Red Hat
11 7 (0.76%) webMethods